Bill McKay 

City Council
Title: Councilman
Phone: 509-460-9278 
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PO Box 6108
Kennewick, WA 99336

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After moving to the Tri-Cities in 1996, Bill McKay worked at Iowa Beef Packers initially, then became a loan officer at Sterling Bank. He and his wife Cindy, who teaches at Southgate elementary, purchased a six-acre farm in Kennewick.  They built what is now a profitable family business, 27th Ave. Self-Storage, which opened in May of 2005.

McKay's background in farming, along with having been a loan officer and small business owner gives him unique experience in working with cities as a developer, lender, property owner.

Bill is the father of four adult children who have successful careers.  He has volunteered with many organizations since moving to the Tri-Cities, including the Tri-Cities YMCA board, Tri-Cities Prep High School board, various positions in his church, Scoutmaster for Troop 115, AAU Basketball Coach and as Southridge High School Booster Club president.  Currently he is a board member on the Washington Self-Storage Association Board.

Councilman McKay was elected at large to the City Council in 2018. 

Committees & Boards

Councilman McKay is currently serving on the Ben Franklin Transit Board, Benton County Law and Justice Council, Benton County Mosquito Control District Board, Benton Franklin Housing Continuum of Care, Hanford Advisory Board, Parks and Recreation Commission, Solid Waste Advisory Committee, Tri City Regional Chamber of Commerce, and Infrastructure and Operations Committee .